Why Would You Decide to Use an Online Dating Site? Factors That Lead to Online Dating

@article{Kang2011WhyWY,
  title={Why Would You Decide to Use an Online Dating Site? Factors That Lead to Online Dating},
  author={Tanya A Kang and L. Hoffman},
  journal={Communication Research Reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={28},
  pages={205 - 213}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of online dating usage. Past studies have examined the concern of trust in relation to inaccurate self-presentation and self-disclosure. Few studies have examined what factors lead to online dating usage and how trust plays a role in the probability of using an online dating site. Using 2005 data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 2 significant predictors were found: Individuals who use the Internet for a greater amount of tasks… Expand
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